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Beloved in Boston, Roberts returns for World Series with LA

Oct. 21, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In the souvenir store across from Fenway Park, it will set you back $100 for a framed, autographed photo of "The Steal," Dave Roberts' stolen base in the 2004 AL Championship Series that kick-started the Red Sox comeback against the New York Yankees and ended Boston's 86-year title drought....

Dodgers-Red Sox: Rich histories, but little crossover

Oct. 21, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. "Sweet Caroline" or "I Love L.A." Yet for all their rich history — dating back to Babe Ruth on the...

Brad Ausmus named manager of Los Angeles Angels

Oct. 21, 2018 4:20 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia. General manager Billy Eppler announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as Eppler's special assistant last season after four years as...

Brewers look to bright future after NLCS loss to Dodgers

Oct. 21, 2018 3:09 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers think they're just getting started. Sure looks that way, too. Led by breakout performances by Yelich, Josh Hader and Jesus Aguilar, Milwaukee chased down the Chicago Cubs to win the NL Central for the first time since 2011. The youthful Brewers...

Former infielder David Bell hired as Cincinnati Reds manager

Oct. 21, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bell has been hired as manager of the Cincinnati Reds, tasked with helping turn around a team that skidded to a 67-95 record and last-place finish in the NL Central. The Reds said Sunday he has been given a three-year contract that includes a team option for 2022. The 46-year-old...

Los Angeles Angels name Brad Ausmus their new manager; former Detroit skipper already was in team's front office

Oct. 21, 2018 1:12 PM EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels name Brad Ausmus their new manager; former Detroit skipper already was in team's front office.

Cincinnati Reds name David Bell their new manager, give him 3-year contract that includes team option for 2022

Oct. 21, 2018 10:43 AM EDT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds name David Bell their new manager, give him 3-year contract that includes team option for 2022.

Taylor doing it all for Dodgers in World Series return

Oct. 21, 2018 2:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chris Taylor is sparking Los Angeles with his bat and his glove, just like old times. Only this October, the do-it-all Dodger is looking to finish the job. Taylor capped a terrific NL Championship Series when he made an outstanding catch to help Los Angeles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1...

Cody Bellinger wins NLCS MVP award for Dodgers

Oct. 21, 2018 1:33 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cody Bellinger is the MVP of the NL Championship Series. All it took was a couple of big swings. Bellinger hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in Game 7 on Saturday night. Last season's NL Rookie of the Year also singled home the winning run...

Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

Oct. 21, 2018 1:32 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series. Puig broke open a tight contest with a three-run...